Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fling

3 senses of fling

Sense 1
crack, fling, go, pass, whirl, offer -- (a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl")
       => attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try -- (earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try")

Sense 2
spree, fling -- (a brief indulgence of your impulses)
       => intemperance, intemperateness, self-indulgence -- (excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence; "the intemperance of their language")

Sense 3
fling -- (the act of flinging)
       => throw -- (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fling

4 senses of fling

Sense 1
fling -- (throw with force or recklessness; "fling the frisbee")
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

Sense 2
fling -- (move in an abrupt or headlong manner; "He flung himself onto the sofa")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 3
splurge, fling -- (indulge oneself; "I splurged on a new TV")
       => consume, squander, waste, ware -- (spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not")

Sense 4
discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away -- (throw or cast away; "Put away your worries")
       => get rid of, remove -- (dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood")

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